Deputy County Attorney Maricopa County Attorney's Office
This presentation is designed to provide the attendee with a firm foundation of knowledge regarding both the science of abusive head trauma (AHT) and untrue medical defenses encountered in the courtroom. The material is presented in a logical and easily understood format that makes the science related to AHT easily accessible to both lay professionals and medical providers. The presenter will use this same approach in reviewing the latest untrue medical defenses commonly encountered in prosecution. This workshop will only be recorded and available On-Demand from August 9, 2021 until December 17, 2021.
Identify at least two commonly used medical defense tactics used in cases of alleged inflicted traumatic brain injury.
identify two readily available books which prosecutors may use as resources when involved in prosecuting cases of alleged inflicted traumatic brain injury.
discuss the need for a timeline in the prosecution of an alleged case of inflicted traumatic brain injury.
discuss other possible aspects of an alleged case of inflicted traumatic brain injury which may be emphasized beyond the medical evidence.
Describe the state of medical concensus regarding inflcited traumatic brain injury.